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Well I just got a 73' Stang and I haven't been able to find any 1/4 times. Its got a 302, 2 barrel carb, just a single exhaust and it's auto :eek:. Anyone have any idea what it would run? Sorry for being a newb lol.
 
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It's probably vinyl because I'm 16 and stupid like that haha
 

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In the 16 second range around 90 miles per hour if you're lucky, but if the motor isn't new and your car isn't in perfect tune, you might be really close to 17 second Civic territory. The 1973 model was a land whale rivaled only by Cadillacs... ::
 

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If your engine and rear end are stock you are likely in the high 17 second range. The car is heavy and the 302 was weak by 1973.

As a comparison the 1979 Mustang with a 302 and 4 speed was about 16.5 seconds in the quarter with the same engine but much lighter body.
 

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I've wondered about this same question. What do you my Natalie would do in the 1/4 mile? She's has the stock rear end and a 351C-2v. Dual exhuast, stock manifolds, but it has flowmasters (I didnt do the exhaust. I bought it like that. If it wouldve been me, I wouldve gotten her headers). And, a C4 tranny. Whatcha' think?
 

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I've ran low 16-high 15s without a hopped up exhaust. my engine is chocked up so much buy the exhaust logs and single pipe that It's expected to gain atleast 20 with headers,x-pipe, dual 2-1/4 manderal pipes. witch would allow low or mid 15s then with the new gt40x heads are going to rasie that a bit too.
 

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I seen in a old hot rod where a 1972 mach1 with a 351C 2v, C-6, 3.25 traction lok, turned a 15.4 @ 90MPH. The car had over 100,000 miles on it also. By swaping to a performer 4v for 2v heads and a 600 holley it turned a 14.96 @ 92.
 

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Thank you Mid, Yes FBD is very fast. I will find out in a couple of weeks just how fast. I should be running mid to upper 13's 100+
 
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